Child Psychopathology (Hardcover)
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This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems. The comprehensive introductory chapter provides a state-of-the-art developmental--systems framework for understanding behavioral and emotional disturbances. Subsequent chapters synthesize the developmental bases of specific disorders. The characteristics, epidemiology, developmental course and outcomes, and etiological pathways of each disorder are described, as are risk and protective factors and issues in conceptualization and diagnosis. Important unanswered questions are identified and implications for treatment and prevention considered.
New to This Edition
*Includes DSM-5 criteria and discussion of changes.
*Incorporates over a decade's worth of research advances in genetics, neurobiology, and other areas.
*Chapters on bipolar disorder, suicide/self-injury, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, and personality disorders.
About the Author
Eric J. Mash, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Calgary and Affiliate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and of the Society of Clinical Psychology, the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice, the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and the Society of Pediatric Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Mash is also a Fellow and Charter Member of the Association for Psychological Science. He has served as an editor, editorial board member, and editorial consultant for numerous journals and has published widely on child and adolescent psychopathology, assessment, and treatment.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, before retiring in 2021, served on the faculties of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.
"Mash and Barkley score big with this third edition. This book has become the classic in the field, and the third edition will seal its status for years to come. Eminent contributors weave interesting and intricate descriptions of the various disorders and problems in living. The book is squarely at the interface of clinical practice and intervention science and will go a long way toward bridging the gap between them. Students and professionals alike will benefit from this stimulating, up-to-date volume."--Thomas H. Ollendick, PhD, ABPP, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech
"The third edition of Child Psychopathology reviews current research and theory, provides conceptual models for disorders, and points to new developments in the field. Nineteen chapters cover the major disorders of childhood, including four timely new chapters and 15 that have been superbly updated. Many of the authors from the second edition have remained on board, providing welcome continuity. This volume is the source for understanding the state of the field of child psychopathology. It is a 'must read' for professionals and for graduate-level courses."--Rex Forehand, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and Heinz and Rowena Ansbacher Professor of Psychology, University of Vermont
"The third edition of this highly esteemed work sets the standard for the field by providing comprehensive coverage of childhood disorders from a developmental psychopathology perspective. Like previous editions, the volume is skillfully edited and chapters are written by leading experts in the field. Important additions to this edition include a description of childhood disorders based on DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. This volume is an ideal text for graduate courses in child psychopathology as well as an invaluable resource about childhood disorders that can be used to guide and inform evidence-based assessment and treatment."--Bryce D. McLeod, PhD, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Mash and Barkley have produced a superb text/resource….They have chosen a stellar group of contributors, covered the range of relevant topics in child psychopathology, and given the authors plenty of space to cover their area in great detail. Finally, the volume is tightly edited and very readable." (on the second edition)
— Behavioral Science
"This book is the first place to go for a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the field of developmental psychopathology or a specific question about any number of issues related to particular disorders."(on the first edition)
— Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolsescent Psychiatry
"Comprehensive, clear, well organized, and scholarly....The breadth and depth of coverage concerning childhood psychopathology are quite remarkable....This substantial reference certainly can inform the clinical practice of child mental health professionals. Moreover, it can be a valuable resource for clinical supervisors, graduate school instructors, researchers, and graduate students." (on the first edition)
— Psychiatric Services
"The chapters are both well written and well organized. The material is covered in great depth, providing the reader with an exceedingly comprehensive picture of each disorder....I would recommend this outstanding text to any pediatric health care professional who wants to expand his or her scientific knowledge base about…behavioral, emotional, developmental, and learning disorders." (on the first edition)
— Emergency and Office Pediatrics